| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Federal, state and local officials Thursday marked the opening of the $142 million Englewood Flyover, a railroad bridge intended to eliminate a major bottleneck in the nation's biggest, busiest and most congested railroad hub.
The bridge will relieve...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013.
Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Newport News has identified potential sites for a train storage and servicing area to complement a proposed transportation hub off Bland Boulevard.
Newport News plans to seek public input on that portion of the project that the city's Director of...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced findings from a review of Metra, which called the commuter rail line "generally compliant" with U.S. safety regulations, but also directed the railroad to take immediate steps to "enhance its...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:12 AM
With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year.
CSX said in a...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Open Road Films, which was to have distributed "Midnight Rider," claims in newly filed court documents that it had no "operational control" over the production, had not invested any money in it and should not be held liable for the Feb. 20 train...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The train is bearing down on me. I hear its piercing whistle, feel its rumble, before I ever see it, of course.
I am stuck on the tracks. Specifically, I have just started crossing the final narrow bridge back from the trek along the Union Pacific...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online.
There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The state will come up with the extra $188 million needed to replace the decrepit Norwalk River railroad bridge, but the new span won't be in place until 2020, officials announced Thursday.
Leaving the 118-year-old bridge to continue deteriorating isn't...